oldster

oldster

[ohld-ster]
noun
1.
an old or elderly person.
2.
(in the British navy) a midshipman of four years' standing.

Origin:
1810–20; old + -ster, modeled on youngster

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oldster (ˈəʊldstə)
 
n
1.  informal an older person
2.  (Brit) navy a person who has been a midshipman for four years

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